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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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19 Aurigae

Above the horizon.  Rise: 2:27 | Tran: 12:15 | Set: 22:03
Altitude: 66.3°   Azimuth: 231.0°   Direction: South-West

19 Aurigae is a variable bright giant star of spectral class A5 in the constellation of Auriga.

19 Aurigae visual magnitude is 5.03. Because of its faintness, 19 Aurigae is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 19 Aurigae

Finder chart 19 Aurigae star
Simplified finder chart for 19 Aurigae.

19 Aurigae is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of 19 Aurigae are provided in the following table:

05h 20m 00s
+33° 57’ 29”
Image of 19 Aurigae star
DSS2 image of 19 Aurigae. The red arrow shows the motion of 19 Aurigae during the next 100000 years (1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about 19 Aurigae

Bright giant

and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where 19 Aurigae is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of 19 Aurigae. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of 19 Aurigae from the Sun and relative movement

19 Aurigae is distant 3,075.47 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

943.40 pc
3,075.47 ly
-5 km/s
0.001 arcsec/year
0.002 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of 19 Aurigae


Visibility of 19 Aurigae from your location

Today's 19 Aurigae rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 56.0°
Max altitude: 72.5°
Azimuth: 304.0°